SAP Labs India is SAP's largest Research and Development center outside its headquarters in Germany and a part of a connected lab network of 15 Labs in 12 countries. Founded in November 1998, SAP Labs India drives SAP's product strategy, is responsible for SAP core solutions and provides product localization and India specific solutions. Through a network of three labs in India -Bangalore, Gurgaon and Pune - and an employee base of approximately 6500, SAP Labs India focuses on business innovation through radical simplification to ensure customer success. SAP Labs India embraces SAP’s culture of global diversity, innovation and is a hot spot for talent.
SAP Labs India works across sectors and industries – private and public sector, municipalities, utilities, infrastructure and transport to support the over 6600 customers of SAP in the Indian sub-continent. The Lab has contributed significantly to the recent innovations from SAP such as SAP HANA, the platform for next generation applications and analytics, S4HANA, the next generation business suite, Fashion Management Suite, IoT Solutions like Fleet Management, Connected Logistics for ports, Connected Retails, Solutions for Goods and Service Tax, Trac-o-Health, Producer Payment solution for milk co-operatives among several others.
As a Global Services and Support organization, Labs India has the largest production team outside Germany providing assembly, validation and test services, and is credited as being the largest testing center within SAP. Accounting for close to 50 percent of SAP custom development, Labs India also provides remote maintenance services to approximately 80 percent of North American customers.
SAP Labs India is a strong proponent of Sustainability and Social Responsibility. The key pillars of its corporate social responsibility include ensuring Education and Digital literacy to women and youth from the underprivileged sections of the society, Entrepreneurship development -focusing on creating social enterprises and helping engineering students embrace entrepreneurship; Technology donation for NGO's; Disaster relief support for devastations caused by natural calamities and Swachh Bharat (Clean India) campaign.
Employees of SAP Labs India work in an environment rich with the culture of innovation. People are the focus, of all functions within SAP Labs India and the workplace is non-hierarchical, fluid and flexible. SAP Labs India has won several awards for its best-in-class diversity and employee policies. Great Place to Work has ranked SAP Labs as #5 among the best companies to work for in India, the Best Company in Supporting Women to remain at Work, The third best company in the Information Technology Industry and No 4 in employee participation and involvement in India.